Estelle Rouhaud of the Future Climate for Africa's UMFULA project says that 'co-production' of climate knowledge sounds like a wonderful aspiration, but is far from easy to achieve in practice. [more...]
Learning from CDKN's experience
Learning is at the heart of CDKN’s programme. We have a focus on learning from our experience: drawing out lessons to share with others on different regions and sectors in climate compatible development.
We aim to use our learning to inform decision making and planning at CDKN’s organisational level: for our day-to-day activities and business planning.
We have worked with our partners to capture lessons from projects at subnational and national level, which you find assessed in the publications shown below. We have also reflected on and written working papers about our experiences in supporting negotiators from the least developed and most climate-vulnerable countries in the UNFCCC talks.
Joselyn Bigirwa, National Coordinator for ACCRA - the Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance, reports on how Uganda is planning to deliver its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). [more...]
The New Urban Agenda sets out priorities for achieving more sustainable cities and was adopted by governments at Habitat 3 in Quito. CDKN’s Mairi Dupar scrutinises the 24-page Agenda, assesses its relevance for climate action in cities and gives it only partial marks. Contributions by Ari Huhtala and Maria Jose Pacha, CDKN. [more...]
How did 23 academics from six universities across five countries develop a master's curriculum in climate change within twelve months? We look at the lessons learned from this ambitious task. [more...]
The city of Quito is a good example of how climate vulnerability information can feed into the policy cycle and be translated into meaningful actions on the ground. Now translated from its Spanish original, you can read this 'Inside Story on climate compatible development' in English. [more]…
This ‘Essential’ briefing presents CDKN’s top six tips for ensuring impact in country programmes on climate compatible development, based on the in-depth approach to country assistance that CDKN developed with its partners. [more]…